Workshops/Classes

SFU Writer’s Studio Writing Consults | Whistler Event

03May

Category: Workshops/Classes
Where: Whistler – Whistler Public Library
Start Date:
7/6/2017
End Date: 7/6/2017
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Description: Need an expert opinion on your writing? The SFU Writer’s Studio offers free one-on-one 45 minute consultations. Register at least one week prior to the consultation time is required. Seven pages of poetry or a prose manuscript must be submitted one week prior to your scheduled appointment. Double spaced with title and your name on each page with the page number on the bottom. To register, contact the Whistler Public Library at 604-935-8435. First appointment starts at 2:00 PM.
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Susin Nielsen Author Talk & Writing Workshop | Whistler Event

03May

Category: Workshops/Classes
Where: Whistler – Whistler Public Library
Start Date:
6/2/2017
End Date: 6/2/2017
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Description: 

Come and meet award winning author, Susin Nielsen, hear about her career and have fun with some creative writing exercises. Susin began her writing career with the Degrassi franchise, writing scripts for TV. Her books include “Word Nerd”, “The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Laren”, “We Are All Made of Molecules” and her newest title, “Optimists Die First”.

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Art on the Lake: Ancient Cedars – Cedar Bark Harvesting and Traditional Basket Weaving | Whistler Event

03May

Category: Workshops/Classes
Where: Whistler – Alta Lake Station House
Start Date:
5/27/2017
End Date: 5/27/2017
Time: 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Description: 

This workshop will awaken your creative juices by connecting to the beauty of working with natural wild materials. On the first day participants will venture into the forest with instructor Cheryl Massey to harvest cedar bark. They will learn about the historical value of the cedar bark and learn how to gather the bark and transform it into strips for weaving. On the second day you will be in the beautiful Alta Lake Station House preparing  the cedar bark and will learn twill and twining techniques, with the addition of tule rush, to create a rectangular basket. For more information and to register click here

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Chicks with Picks (Intermediate) | Whistler Event

03May

Category: Workshops/Classes
Where: Whistler – Maury Young Arts Centre
Start Date:
4/10/2017
End Date: 6/5/2017
Time: 7:15 PM – 8:15 PM
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This intermediate-level class covers major, minor, and modified open chords, barre chords, basic major and minor scales, tablature reading, and the art of jamming and crafting original songs. Classes are held every Monday from April 10 to June 5 except Victoria Day May 22. Eight classes are $132 or $119 for WAC Members. Bring your own guitar.

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Chicks with Picks (Beginner) | Whistler Event

03May

Category: Workshops/Classes
Where: Whistler – Maury Young Arts Centre
Start Date:
4/10/2017
End Date: 6/5/2017
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Description: 

If a part of you has always wanted to play the guitar – whether it’s around the campfire with friends, at home for yourself, or to develop into a career – this is the course for you. The 8 classes are an introduction to the fundamentals of the acoustic guitar, including open chords, strumming, rhythm patterns, and tablature. You will learn a variety of songs in a fun and supportive environment, and will finish with a great foundation of skills to take wherever you go. Classes are held every Monday from April 10 to June 5 except Victoria Day May 22. Eight classes are $132 or $119 for WAC Members. Bring your own guitar.

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